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Questions tagged [star-wars]

For questions about the 'Star Wars' universe created by George Lucas.

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Can a Jedi / Sith stop being one and live on without the Force?

And by that I mean do Jedi/Sith have the power to expel the midichlorians from their own body's and thus stop being a Jedi, or a Sith forever? And by that I do not mean stop showing any alliance to ...
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Is there a canon interpretation of who the five are in the Prophecy of the Five from the KOTOR Comics?

In the Knights of the Old Republic comics series, one of the central themes is a Jedi prophecy known as the Prophecy of the Five, which describes five people who are to bring on the return of the Sith ...
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Was Ahsoka Tano one of the younglings helping Kenobi find Kamino?

In Attack of the Clones Obi-Wan seeks the advice of Master Yoda in finding a missing planet. During this time Yoda is teaching a group of younglings. One of them is a Togruta of unknown gender who ...
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Did Anakin visit Tatooine during the time of the Clone Wars after delivering Rotta?

I was wondering if there is any known visit by Anakin to Tatooine during the Clone Wars, after the incident with Rotta where he has to go back to deliver the huttlet to Jabba. Is there any mentions ...
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Are there any other real life languages in Star Wars? [duplicate]

As this question established, the Hindi language does actually exist in the Star Wars universe, likely as the Sriluurian language. Of course there is also the fact that almost everyone speaks Basic, ...
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What happened to the Vault under the Jedi Temple after Order 66?

I watched this video: It was about the Vault under the Jedi Temple where the Jedi kept all their credits. This led me to the following question: What happened to the ...
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Can BB-8 and other similarly round astro-mech droids swim/propel under water?

Recently, while looking at a BB-8 toy online, I read this on their website: BB-8 is made to be water resistant, but we would not recommend taking your droid for a swim if it can be helped. This ...
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Did Darth Vader really turn to the light side? [duplicate]

Vader’s goal was to rule the galaxy. The emperor stood in his way. He killed the emperor. How does that qualify him as turning to the light side? Because he declares he is now on the light side? He ...
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Was Luke Skywalker the leader of the Rebel forces on Hoth?

Rewatching Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, I noticed the opening crawl declares Luke Skywalker as the leader of the Rebel forces on Hoth: Evading the dreaded Imperial Starfleet, a group of ...
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Why couldn't the separatists legally leave the Republic?

Why was it necessary to use military methods to secede, while IRW, alliances and unions come and go, sometimes, peacefully. Does the Republic not allow a system or planet to leave and declare itself ...
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Why isn't Vader in the Super Star Destroyer Executor at the beginning of Return of the Jedi?

Why didn't Vader arrive at the second Death Star in the Super Star Destroyer Executor instead of some smaller Star Destroyer when meeting with Moff Jerjerrod? Is there any Legends or canon ...
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How did people in the Star Wars galaxy handle travelling to planets with different gravity?

We see people travel to different planets of various sizes, but nothing to show the gravitational differences? In legends, there are comments about how the increased gravity on the trooper academy on ...
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Does Darth Vader have a Force ghost? [duplicate]

At the end of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi we see Anakin Skywalker's Force ghost join Obi-wan and Yoda. Given the comments made by Kylo Ren in Episode VII: The Force Awakens when he asks ...
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Was Anakin and Padmé's wedding legitimate? [duplicate]

Anakin and Padme get married in secret on Naboo at the end of Episode 2: Attack of the Clones but was their marriage legal and if it so, wouldn't it have been registered on a Republic-wide database? ...
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Are there other characters in the Star Wars universe who had damaged bodies and needed to wear an outfit like Darth Vader?

We know that Anakin was very-badly injured to the point of near death, burned from head to toe and for simple survival he wears his iconic suit. My question is, obviously the capability to take ...
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In-universe, is information on Yoda's species kept secret from others?

Common knowledge, it is, that Yoda's species, its homeworld, name etc. are never mentioned in Star Wars media. In the films, we only ever see two of their kind, Yoda himself and Yaddle. As far as I ...
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What is Han rounding down from to get 12 when talking about the Kessel Run?

At the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story when Han and Chewie are talking about the Kessel Run, Han says: not if you round down. What is he rounding down from? I guess it's not 12.5-12.9 as it seems ...
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Can a Force-Sensitive Self-Train?

Is it possible, in the Star Wars universe, that someone who discovers they are Force-sensitive can self-train? Say they were afraid of the repercussions of being discovered and instead just tried to ...
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What is the in-universe cost of an AT-AT?

I need to know how many credits an AT-AT costs? I've searched but I can't find any resources or materials that tell me how much it costs.
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What happened to CIS droids that were “killed”?

When CIS droids were destroyed by the clones what happened to the droids after the battle?
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Do ambidextrous Jedi have any advantages?

As discussed in another question, it is made clear that Luke was very likely ambidextrous. What are the advantages to being ambidextrous as a Jedi? Is lightsaber combat or reaching out to the force ...
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How is the Incom shipyard still in business?

Following on from this question, what is the in-universe explanation that Incom, the sole manufacturer of X-Wings, is permitted by the Empire to remain in business? From the Empire's POV the rebels ...
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In which New Jedi Order book does Jacen see the Force on Coruscant and realises that it is neither good nor bad?

In one of the New Jedi books, Jacen Solo (i think) follows a 'monster' and sees the source of the Force and realises that it is only one, neither good nor bad
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Did Palpatine have a homeworld prior to the release Episode 1?

We're all familiar with Palpatine's homeworld of Naboo in the current canon, as well as Legends material after the release of Episode 1. What I want to look at is content from before that movie. ...
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Were there any clone troopers that didn't have accelerated aging?

Were there any clone troopers that didn't have accelerated aging? (other than Boba Fett)
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Did the Mandalorians have a main blaster in the Mandalorian War? [closed]

I am not sure if the Mandalorians did have a main weapon but if they did could you please tell me what it is/ was. I appreciate it.
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Why was Episode 1 named “The Phantom Menace”? [duplicate]

This is the only title name that didn't make to me; all the other titles make sense to me, but this the only one that stumped me. "The Phantom Menace" never made sense because all the other movies ...
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How would one buy a used TIE Fighter or X-Wing?

This question What is the in-universe cost of a TIE fighter? Establishes that there's a second-hand market for military ships. Where are these ships available for sale? Who sells them, what's the ...
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What is the in-universe cost of a TIE fighter?

I would like to know how much a TIE-fighter costs, preferably in credits.
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Are there detailed maps of the first Death Star available anywhere?

As a way to make fitness more fun, I'm planning a virtual walk on the Death Star, tracking my distance/steps taken and mapping them out on a map of the Death Star, so that I can, for instance, walk ...
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Why did Chancellor Palpatine reveal to Obi-Wan that Count Dooku was a Sith Lord?

When Count Dooku enters the room in The Revenge of the Sith, Palpatine tries to dissuade his rescuers, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker, by revealing Count Dooku's true allegiance. Chancellor ...
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For how long do the effects of a Jedi Mind Trick last?

Some commands can be followed instantly. For example, if a Jedi commands a weak-minded person using Force to reveal certain information, he/she can do that instantly ending the temporal scope of the ...
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Why did Luke use his left hand to shoot?

In A New Hope Detention Center Shoutout scene Luke is clearly shooting with his left hand. Later in this same video at 4:51 he makes a leftie shot more clearly. In The Empire Strikes Back while ...
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Can the Empire track their own ships?

The Galactic Empire (Star Wars) has tracked the rebels some times using the exit vector of their ships jumping into hyperspace. But was the Empire able to track their own ships location for example ...
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What Force-sensitive organisations used lightsabers?

There are a lot of Force-based organisations, the most notable organisations being the Jedi and the Sith. Both the Jedi and the Sith use lightsabers as their weapon of choice. What other Force-based ...
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Why wasn't the Galactic Empire aware the shuttle Tydirium was captured by rebels?

This statement on this question doesn't seem right to me with what we know from A New Hope. There is no evidence to say the canon Imperials knew that the shuttle was stolen. The Galactic Empire ...
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Why didn't the moisture farmers just leave Tatooine?

In the films, both Anakin and Luke want to leave Tatooine, which indicates how harsh life was on the dusty ball. Moisture farming takes place against a background of slavery, illegal smuggling, ...
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Why didn't General Grievous intervene during the fight of Darth Tyranus vs Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi?

I saw one video by the Star Wars Reading Club about this, and it made me wonder as well why Grievous never helped Dooku out during the battle between Darth Tyranus, Anakin Sywalker, and Obi-Wan Kenobi....
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In the space battle above Scarif, why didn't the Rebels fly around the shield gate and enter planetary surface?

In the space battle scene, the Rebels lost 2 X-wings while attempting to enter the planetary surface. Why didn't they fly around it?
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Questions about The Empire Strikes Back: “Give the evacuation code signal, and get to your transports.”

This part doesn't make sense to me. C-3PO says it's the last transport. Han, Leia and C3PO leave, but what about those she ordered to give the code signal? Han and Leia just leave them behind. Leia ...
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What's in-universe name of Hindi in Star Wars?

There are over 7 million languages in Star Wars and in-universe name of English is Galactic Basic. If you watch the following video (in original undubbed version), Hindi also exists in the galaxy far ...
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In Star Wars, are protocol droids like C-3PO water-resistant?

As part of an upcoming change of scenery in a Star Wars (legends) RPG, our party, including a 3PO-series droid are off to a planet covered almost entirely in water. It's fairly relaxed, but we like to ...
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How many “Mos Eisley-like” settlements are there on Tatooine?

I know that Mos Eisley and Mos Espa were the first and most important cities on the planet Tatooine, but in the game Star Wars: The Old Republic a lot of other "Mos-like" settlements appeared(Mos Ila, ...
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Did Tatooine ever have a Senator?

Did Tatooine ever have a Senator in the Imperial or New Republic Senates (Canon or Legends)? I know that they didn't have a Republic Senator due to it being in Hutt space, but in Kenobi there is an ...
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Why didn't Anakin just leave the Jedi Order?

Anakin got Padame pregnant. I understand that Anakin had to keep the pregnancy a secret, or he would be kicked out of the Jedi but why could he not just peacefully leave the Jedi and do something else?...
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Anakin and Obi-Wan's attack path in Episode III

On closer inspection, the initial attack path that Anakin and Obi-Wan use in the Battle over Coruscant make little sense: They fly dangerously close to the surface of several capital ships They fly ...
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How old is the Jedi Order? [duplicate]

The Wookiepedia contradicts itself in this article saying: The Jedi Order, a noble order of protectors unified by their ability to harness the power of the Force,[21] was founded over five thousand ...
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Is it known what conditions caused the Gungan species to diverge morphologically?

It is well known that the Gungan species is divided into two races, the Otolla and the Ankura, even to small children. However, the astonishing biological diversity of Naboo seems a subject still in ...
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How did Obi-Wan Kenobi know Luke's name in ANH?

In Star Wars: A New Hope when Kenobi saves Luke from the Sand People and wakes him up. Without Luke giving his name, Kenobi calls him, "young Luke." Is there an ...
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Time between Evazan/Baba appearances on Jedha and Tatooine?

We know from this question that it was no more than a few hours between the end of Rogue One and the start of A New Hope but I'm curious how much time elapsed specifically between Cornelius Evazan and ...